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Margaret E. Daye

Sep 22, 2009

Margaret E. Daye, 85, of Hughesville, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at her home.

Born Feb. 5, 1924, in Picture Rocks, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Mary Smith Boatman. Her husband of 46 years, Robert W. Daye, preceded her in death on February 15, 1992.

Margaret retired from the former GTE Sylvania and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. She was also a member of the Picture Rocks Baptist Church, the American Legion Post 268 Auxiliary and a life member of the VFW Post 3428 Auxiliary.

Playing Bingo, knitting and following the Bucknell women’s soccer team were all favorite pastimes of Margret’s, however, her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Surviving are a son, Michael E. (Jane) Daye of Hughesville; three daughters, Linda J. (Lou) Eberlin of Picture Rocks, Charlene M. (Jeffrey) Matlack of South Williamsport and Lynnlee S. Daye of Picture Rocks; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Margaret was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with the Rev. Ronald M. Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Picture Rocks Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to the Picture Rocks Baptist Church, P.O. Box 408, Picture Rocks, PA 17762.